The robbers struck at around 3.15am. Three of them snuck into a first-floor store room after entering from an adjacent vacant plot using a ladder, while a fourth kept vigil outside, according to the police. They left an hour later, after changing their bloody clothes and shoes.
On Tuesday night, four armed men had held a Delhi high court lawyer hostage in his DLF City Phase 3 home, stabbed and robbed him of cash and mobile phones. The police suspect the same gang at work and said its modus operandi was to target homes in posh localities. They have got footage from a petrol pump CCTV that caught the gang’s escape and have spoken to a neighbour who saw the same.
“We have registered a case and are investigating,” said Inspector Jai Prakash, station house officer at Sector 40. “Our teams are working hard to apprehend this gang. We have got some important clues through CCTV footage,” said commissioner Alok Mittal.